Bursa Malaysia Sector Performance

Over the past few years, the technology sector has outperformed other sectors due to an increased demand for semiconductor and the changes of our lifestyle. However, if you believe in the theory means of reversion, will plantation or properties counter stage a strong...

Factors for a Successful Township Development

While some developers have created REITs for recurring income, a few have turned to township development to create multiyear projects in order to ensure predictable and sustainable income year after year. A large land bank of at least a few hundred acres outside of...

Impact of Interest Rate Hike

On 10 Nov 2017, Bank Negara gave its strongest signal that the benchmark overnight policy rate (OPR) may be raised. The central bank said policymakers may consider reviewing the current degree of monetary accommodation, given the strength of the global and domestic...

Malaysia Minimum Wages

Background: Eating out becoming expensive, construction cost escalating, labour intensive industry getting hardship. MTUC, Malaysia Union Trade Congress recommended a minimum salary of RM 1800.   What is minimum wage? A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that...

Is EPF Money Stolen?

On 12 September 2017, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had announced that the EPF and Khazanah Nasional to expand their investment in US and purchase more Boeing jets to strengthen the country’s economy.   An Overview on EPF EPF manages the compulsory...